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Kasich Makes Push To Lower Infant Mortality Rate

Kasich says the state will also spend $900,000 to fund two rural and two urban "pregnancy projects" to provide services to expectant mothers and a place to meet to support one another.
December 5, 2014

Under the governor’s plan, Ohio’s Medicaid program will provide immediate high-risk care management and services to pregnant women and babies in nine communities with high infant-mortality rates.

State Lawmakers Consider Bill To Help Doctors Fight Lawsuits

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December 3, 2014

The state Senate is expected to take up a measure next week that would allow doctors to acknowledge fault without the admission turning up in a malpractice lawsuit.

Member Of “Lucasville Five” Appeals Death Sentence

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December 2, 2014

Arguments are scheduled in a federal court in Cincinnati Tuesday in the death penalty case against one of the inmates sentenced to death after the Lucasville prison riot in 1993.

State Orders All Deer In Holmes County Hunting Preserve Be Killed

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2, 2014

Ohio officials have ordered that all deer at a private hunting preserve in Holmes County be killed because the owner didn’t follow quarantine rules after one tested positive for a rare disease.

State Seeks To Prevent Falls By Older Ohioans

A state initiative looks to prevent falls by older Ohioans this holiday shopping season.
28, 2014

A state initiative to prevent falls by older Ohioans is aiming to warn shoppers of all ages what to look for and how to avoid falling hazards amid holiday shopping.

Boy Hit, Killed While Checking Mailbox

The accident happened on State Route 28 west of Chillicothe.
26, 2014

The State Highway Patrol says the boy was on his way back to his grandparents’ home when he was hit Tuesday afternoon along state Route 28 in Chillicothe, roughly 40 miles south of Columbus.

Nurse Who Had Ebola Asks Bridal Shop for Refunds

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Dallas Nurse Amber Vinson wants an Ohio bridal shop to refund her deposit.
November 25, 2014

A Dallas nurse who was diagnosed with Ebola is seeking refunds from the Ohio bridal shop she visited, but the store says the reimbursements aren’t feasible because it had to temporarily close and lost significant business.

Local Radio Legend Bob Conners Dies

WTVN officials say Conners died Sunday in his Florida home.
November 24, 2014

Connors hosted morning and weekend shows on WTVN for more than 40 years before retiring in 2011.

Columbus Pediatrician:Viagra, Caffeine, Help Some Premature Babies

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21, 2014

On a given day, Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus treats about 100 premature infants. But, they’re getting some adult medications to stay alive.

Ohio ‘Heartbeat’ Bill Re-Emerges, Gets Panel OK

An Ohio House panel okays the so-called "heartbeat abortion" bill.
November 20, 2014

A bill imposing some of the nation’s most stringent abortion restrictions has cleared an Ohio House committee after suddenly re-surfacing in the lame duck session.